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ABC
Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
president obama. >> a bad night if opinions are uniform. >> the next presidential debate tuesday october 16th. >> thank you, rick. >> thanks. >> thank you, guys. >>> our coverage of the debate does not end here. we'll take you live to denver, during "america this morning" and also during good morni"good america," as well, as a wrap-up and further analysis. look for political insight any time always at abcnews.com. >>> turning overseas, tension is running high this morning along turkey's border with syria. five turkish civilians were killed yesterday when an artillery shell fired from inside syria, landed in their border village. it was answered by artillery fire on syrian targets from turkey's military. syria accuses turkey of hosting syrian opposition groups that are fighting president bashar assad's regime. >>> the regime is blaming rebels for a series of bomb blasts in syr syria's largest city, aleppo. three car bombs and explosion caused a massive amount of destruction yesterday. at least 33 people were killed and dozens wounded since the uprising began in march 2011. activis
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 1:40am PDT
politics-free day for the presidential contenders. romney had lunch at chipotle while president obama paid a visit to the hoover dam. both candidates have spent hours in debate sessions and both have challenges. aides say the president is working on keeping his answers short to not sound like professor obama. in order to win over undecided voters, romney needs to appear relatable and offer specifics on his agenda. >> he has to find something more than just discussing how bad the economy is or blaming the president for how much the economy continues to struggle. >> reporter: all the prep work comes down to just 90 minutes. both candidates, one stage in a high-stakes showdown. karen travers, abc news, denver. >>> the president's campaign is dealing with an october surprise so to speak this morning after video of an old speech resurfaced. at issue, previously unreported remarks made by then senator obama to a largely african-american audience back in 2007. now, obama suggested that the federal government overlooked new orleans residents suffering in the wake of hurricane katrina as oppos
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
or mechanical errors. jim avila, abc news, new york. >>> with hours to go until the presidential debate, the obama campaign is being accused of being racially divisive. at issue now, are previously unreported remarks made by then candidate obama to a largely african-american audience back in 2007. obama suggested the federal government overlooked new orleans' residents suffering in the wake of hurricane katrina. >> what is happening down in new orleans? where is your dollars? where is your money? it makes no sense! [ indiscernible ] tells me that somehow the people down in new orleans they don't care about as much. >> the founder of the conservative website that released the tape says those comments are evidence obama was "whipping up hatred and fear." meanwhile, the obama campaign release this statement. it says, in a transparent attempt to change the subject from his comments attacking half of the american people, mitt romney's allies recirculated video of the 2007 event that was open to and extensively covered by the press at the time. >> and romney's camp responded to this sa
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 2:05am EDT
days you mentioned earlier until the first presidential debate. our new poll out shows president obama way ahead in the expectations game. >> in our abc news/"washington post" poll, 63% of registered voters, a two to one margin expect president obama to win the upcoming debate and the election. that is the biggest lead so far when it comes to expectations. >> when it comes to the race itself and support for each candidate a lot closer with the president leading 49% to 47%. we get more ones when day's debate in denver from abc's karen travers. >> reporter: president obama arrived in nevada for three days of what campaign aide are calling debate camp. he took a break to rally supporters in the critical battleground state. >> i believe in you. and i ask you to keep on believing in me. >> reporter: both the president and mitt romney will hunker down over the next few days as they huddle with senior advisers to prepare for wednesday's high-stakes showdown in denver. in recent days aides to both campaigns have been bending overbackwards to compliment their opponent. and downplay expectation
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> good stuff, guys. >> finally, to another race, one as close as the presidential contest. >> family sescircle's, cookie bakeup, ann romney's m & m, versus michelle obama's cookies. another winner 51.5% to 41.5%, 287 votes, michelle obama takes a sweep. a look at the cookies. 9,000 readers weighed in. the baek ykeoff has been a bellwether of the election four out of five elections. makes me hungry. >> first lady's cookies did better than the p it was rough. >> we'll be back. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- romney's reversal. the candidate now says his comments about the 47% were 100% wrong. >> he is trying to build on his debate momentum, while president obamtries to regroup. it is friday, october 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm reena ninan in for paula faris today. >> paula is off spending time with her sister who is in town. enjoy the long weekend, ms. faris. your first time on the overnights. you got to abc news, how many months ago? >> six months now. >> yes, you are still learning the ropes. around here. >> sti
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
presidential debates, a new book that says president obama hoped to put osama bin laden on trial if he add surrendered in last year's raid by u.s. navy seals. the book quotes mr. obama as saying, he fought he would been a strong much position politically after bin laden's capture that a criminal trial would have been possible here in the u.s. it also says the president expected bin laden to go down fighting in the raid. the book called "the finish" published in two weeks. >>> and nearly a dozen people in new york are facing charges this morning in a case of international espionage. they are all accused of shipping cutting edge military technology from houston and sending it to russia through jfk airport. believed the computer components ended up in a radar and surveillance equipment and fighter jets as well. >>> trying to pinpoint the source of an meningitis outbreak which left four dead and dozens ill. all received steroid injections before becoming ill. 1 cases were at a national clinic. public health investigators say this meningitis is caused by common fungus and not spread pers
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
campaign trail as president obama and mitt romney hunkers down and prepares for wednesday's debate. a new abc news/"washington post" poll shows a very tight race. so both campaigns see tomorrow night as a big opportunity. this presidential campaign has been going on for nearly two years and finally it's debate season for the nominees. the time when americans seem to really start paying attention. president obama's rehearsing with senator john kerry and mitt romney is squaring off against senator rob portman. both candidates have challenges and checklists. president obama's working on shorter answers, trying to avoid sounding like the professor he was before the white house. democrats say he needs to look strong and forceful and not appear irritated or impatient. >> they're trying to get him into the mode of being able to answer questions, short, concisely, and to the point, and so it's much more like his mannerisms and his style and the way he comes across as opposed to information in this. >> reporter: and mitt romney? he has to seem relatable, especially after his 47% comment. how can h
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 2:30am EDT
stay humble. >> i will brag for you. >>> could be a pivotal moment in the presidential campaign. two candidates face off in denver wednesday night. just two days from today. >> the showdown the first of three between president obama and mitt romney. as abc's david kerley reports, both sides are trying to manage expectations. >> reporter: mitt romney went to church, but this sunday wasn't a day just for prayers it's preparation. cramming by the candidates for their big debate. and republican chris christie made a bold prediction on abc's this week. >> every time mitt romney has been confronted in this campaign with one of these moments heap has come through in the debate and performed extraordinarily well. i have absolute confidence when we get to thursday morning, george, you are going to be shaking your race, it's a brand new race. >> reporter: christie is way off the romney campaign script. they're trying to lowe er eer expectations. >> president obama is a very gifted speaker. the man has been on the national stage many years. this is milt's first time on this stage. >> repor
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
airlines in just a moment. >>> then the first presidential debat of this campaign is tomorrow in denver, how mitt romney and president barack obama are preparing as they count down the hours to tomorrow night. 90 minutes of drama should we say. >> not to mention, want to be a fly in the room, listening to the prep. if he says this, you say this. stand like this. talk like that. the prep must be fascinating behind the scenes. >> would love to hear the commentary as they're looking at their appropriate in previous debates. just the things they would say about them. >> political theater in full effect tomorrow night. >>> a health concern near and dear to our insomniac viewers, this is for sure, we'll bring you new, pretty eye-opening research into teens who are sleep deprived. something we can relate to especially coming off a little miniweekend vacation. >> basically anything positive out of sleep deprivation. >> the news is never good for our life expectancy on the shift. >> this is kind of good. extreme eats, ordinary foods with an extreme edge. i will introduce you to guys making pickl
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 1:40am PDT
another race, one as close as the presidential contest. >> family circle's, cookie bake-off, ann romney's m & m, versus michelle obama's white and dark chocolate chip cookies. >> another waner by 51 pptd 5% to 41.5%, 287 votes, michelle obama takes the sweep. here's a look at the cookies. 9,000 readers weighed in. the bake-off has been a bellwether of the elect, four out of five elections. makes me hungry. >> first lady's cookies did better than the president. it was rough. >> we'll be back. rough. >> we'll you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con no view, no touch trap snaps to kill instantly. no looking, no touching. d-con. get out. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- romney's reversal. the candidate now says his comments about the 47% were 100% wrong. >> he is trying to build on his debate momentum, while president obama tries to regroup. it is friday, october 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm reena ninan in for paula faris today. >> paula's off spending a little time with her sister who's in town. enjoy the long wee
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 2:30am EDT
him leave the white house for the last time. >> reporter: this week it's the vice presidential candidates turn to debate. >>> and biden is in delaware, and in intense preparation with the obama campaign feeling new pressure after the president's widely panned performance in denver, and ryan campaigning in ohio and michigan today, and we will carry the debate live here. the team will be at the debate as well, and martha will be moderating. it begins 9:00 p.m. eastern, and they will discuss foreign and domestic policy, 9:00 to 10:30 eastern time in kentucky. >> she is a good reporter feeling in a moderator pressure to do better than jim layer, and i am sure -- >> it would be difficult to not perform better. >> the president had a lack luster night, and you turn around and get the jobs report and unemployment fell and that was a boost, and the psychological threshold of it being alow 8%, which is where it was when he took office. and a wild ten days in the race. >> and joe biden getting advice from david axelrod, the strategic adviser for obama, to alleviate some of the same costl
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